American University of Iraq - Baghdad

Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting

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College of Business

Why the American University of Iraq – Baghdad?

Opening its doors in January of 2021, the new American University of Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB) began as a dream of influential individuals in Iraqi and the United States business, industry and government who want to see a world-class institution of higher learning established in the city, reminiscent of the days when Baghdad was an educational mecca and flourishing capital of the Muslim world. With a great library, palatial college buildings and student centers, state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and athletic facilities, AUIB will be a beautiful campus attracting students, faculty, and staff from throughout the world.  We invite you to join us in this exciting new venture.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting

This position will report directly to the Dean of the College of Business.


 We are an all-English teaching university and a terminal Ph.D. or D.B.A or ABD (with degree completion date of January 2020) in accounting will be considered. The degree granting institution will preferably be from an all English and accredited institution from the United States.   

However, a terminal degree from another reputable accredited international institutions will be considered if English is the primary teaching language like, Great Britain, South Africa, and/or Ireland.  A minimum of two years teaching as Assistant Professor and/or six years’ experience as a ranked Associate Professor is required.  Preference will be given to applicants with relevant work experience in addition to academic credentials. The business professional must have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates; as well as advising, mentoring, and supervising undergraduate research/internships 


include teaching 12 credits per semester at upper-level and later graduate courses. Teaching Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and Advanced Accounting. Tax Experience and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is highly preferred. Research, advising, and community service are also required.   

Our institution is a new start-up University that will provide undergraduate and, later, graduate level public accounting courses that is designed to meet the 150-hour requirement necessary for the United States Certified Public Accounting examination. While some of our graduates find employment public accounting, instruction is directed toward public and private-sector employment.  

Application Procedure: 

Applications should include:

  • Cover letter addressing the requirements of the position
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies of Passport Data information page.
  • References (contact details) for up to three individuals who are familiar with your work.
  • Copies of all formal academic degrees and certificates.
  • Copies of your Transcripts.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will begin immediately. 

Please apply through AUIB website OR send your application and supporting documents to the following email address: 

You MUST put the position title in the Subject line.

If an applicant has any relatives working at AUIB this must be disclosed in writing in the cover letter.

If you have not heard back from us after 3 weeks, it means that your application was not successful.

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting
Airport Road Baghdad, Iraq
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AUIB is a non-profit, private university that is fully accredited in Iraq by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

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